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Has your library had any recent challenges to materials? Have there been other types of challenges, such as a patron privacy, library service issue or hate crime? ALA keeps track of these challenges and you can click the image above to submit yours. All personal and institutional information will be kept confidential.



At it's annual business meeting on November 4th, 2020, the NDLA Executive Board has approved a resolution by the School Library and Young Adult Services Section to enact strategies that address equity, diversity, and inclusion within libraries and the organization.  You can read the resolution here.

Congrats to 2020 NDLA Award Winners

The 2020 NDLA Award Ceremony was held on 10/28/20.  The winners are now listed below. Congratulations to all the winners.

Librarian of the Year

  • Ellen Kotrba


Benefactor of the Year

  • Debbie McLennan, President of Friends of the Grand Forks Public Library


President’s Award

            Maggie Townsend, Legacy High School


Youth Excellence Program of the Year

  • Jennifer Hess- Eagles Elementary, Fargo Public Schools


School Library Benefactor Award

  • Fargo Public Schools Development Foundation


2020 NDLA Annual Conference Gallery is Up!

Click here to view the gallery for the 2020 NDLA Virtual Conference



November: Picture Book Month

December 7th: NDLA Executive Board Meeting

January 22nd-26th- ALA Annual Mid-Winter Meeting-Indianapolis

March 16th- Freedom of Information Day

April-School Library Month

April 12th- Drop Everything and Read Day

April 4th-10th- National Library Week

April 6th- National Library Worker Day

April 7th- National Bookmobile Day

April 25th-May 1st- ALCTS Preservation Week

April 30th- Children's Book Day

May 1st-7th- National Choose Privacy Week

June- GLBT Book Month

September- National Library Card Sign-Up Month